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Geologic Unit: Wedowee

Usage:

Wedowee Formation (AL*,GA)
Wedowee Group (AL)


Subunits:

GROUP STATUS (alphabetical) --all in AL: Cornhouse Schist, Cragford Phyllite, Cutnose Gneiss, Hackneyville Schist.


Geologic age:

Paleozoic*
Cambrian
Ordovician


Type section, locality, area and/or origin of name:

Type locality: exposures at and around Wedowee, Randolph Co., eastern AL (see Raymond and others, 1988).


AAPG geologic province:

Piedmont-Blue Ridge province*


For more information, please contact Nancy Stamm, Geologic Names Committee Secretary.

Asterisk (*) indicates usage by the U.S. Geological Survey. Other usages by state geological surveys.

"No current usage" (†) implies that a name has been abandoned or has fallen into disuse. Former usage and, if known, replacement name given in parentheses ( ).

Slash (/) indicates name does not conform with nomenclatural guidelines (CSN, 1933; ACSN, 1961, 1970; NACSN, 1983, 2005). This may be explained within brackets ([ ]).